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Sul Ross Student Awarded Prestigious $5,000 TSUS Scholarship

• by Paul Slocumb • The Board of Directors of the Texas State University System Foundation has awarded Sul Ross State University student, Samantha Cardenas, the 2019 Edmund P. Kuempel Scholarship.  Cardenas, a junior biology major from Lubbock, will receive $5,000 to cover tuition and other education-related expenses. “I cried,” [...]

February 16, 2019|

Field Guide: BRI Grassland Bird Research at Mimms Ranch

• courtesy of Dr. Mieke Titulaer and Fabiola Baeza • Over the past five decades, grassland bird populations overwintering in the Chihuahuan Desert have declined by 70 to 80 percent, and scientists at the Borderlands Research Institute are currently trying to discover the cause or causes for this decline. BRI [...]

February 6, 2019|

Sul Ross to Honor Distinguished Athletes, Alumni, and Supporters at March 30 Banquet

• by Paul Slocumb and Travis Hendryx • Distinguished Sul Ross State University alumni Eddie Sandoval, John Robert and Betty Hicks Prude, Liliana Esparza, and Elizabeth Will-Bates will be honored at the annual Athletics Hall of Honor & Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, March 30 in the Pete P. Gallego [...]

January 29, 2019|

66-year-old Lobo Returns with Memories and Plans for Two Degrees

• by Paul Slocumb • Among Sul Ross State University’s new spring enrollees is a former student with quite a few Lobo Land stories to tell. Carlton Oglesby, who attended SRSU from fall 1971 to summer 1973 has returned to Alpine to pursue both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology.  [...]

January 18, 2019|

Davidson Charitable Foundation Gives $1 Million for BRI Conservation Biology

• courtesy of Borderlands Research Institute • Thanks to a $1 million gift, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) has endowed a conservation biology chair at Sul Ross State University.  Dr. Patricia Moody Harveson has been appointed to the newly established position as the James A. "Buddy" Davidson Charitable Foundation Endowed [...]

January 16, 2019|

Sul Ross Grad Student Connects WWII Airman with Lifesaving History

• courtesy of Karen Adams • On April 18, 1942, Lt. Col. James "Jimmy" Doolittle of the United States Army Air Forces led the first U.S. air attack on Japan.  Compared to other WWII actions, the Doolittle Raid caused relatively little material damage, but the courageous effort improved morale in [...]

January 7, 2019|

Sul Ross Freshman Wins Saddle Bronc World Championship at JNFR

• by Paul Slocumb • Brandon Lansford enrolled at Sul Ross State University based on the reputations of Rodeo Coach C.J. Aragon and the University’s agriculture program.  Now, halfway through his freshman year, Lansford has already earned a world championship reputation of his own. Competing Dec. 6-10 in saddle bronc [...]

December 17, 2018|

Sul Ross Students Receive Degrees at 2018 Fall Commencement Ceremonies

• by Paul Slocumb • A total of 330 students, 225 from the Alpine campus and 105 from the Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde campuses were candidates for degrees during 2018 Fall Commencement exercises Dec. 14-15 at Sul Ross State University.  Ceremonies took place Friday at the Pete P. [...]

December 16, 2018|

Sul Ross Receives Full Reaffirmation of Accreditation from SACSCOC

• by Dr. Jeanne Qvarnstrom • Sul Ross State University received full reaffirmation of accreditation Tuesday, Dec. 11 from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  The announcement made by the Association’s Board of Directors at the national SACSCOC conference in New Orleans reaffirms SRSU’s accredited [...]

December 11, 2018|

$120,000 CBBS Donation Raises Brown Foundation Support to Nearly $3.5 million

• by Paul Slocumb and Steve Lang • The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston recently donated $120,000 to Sul Ross State University’s Center for Big Bend Studies, bringing the Foundation’s 14 years of CBBS support to nearly $3.5 million.  The newest funding will facilitate a number of projects including test [...]

December 11, 2018|